Official opening of the Royal National Theatre, South Bank, London: kitchen staff look on as members of the Royal family process through the foyer

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RIBApix ref no RIBA42470
Architect/DesignerDenys Lasdun & Partners
Artist/PhotographerBaistow, Peter
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1976
Image Date1976
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP449/232
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Royal National Theatre comprises the Olivier, the Lyttleton and Cottesloe theatres. The complex was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Monday 25th October 1976.

Subject tags

balconies, concrete, riverside buildings, theatres, workers, entrance halls, royalty, ceremonies